POLICE have shut down a cannabis farm in Orford this morning.

Officers descended on a house on Laira Street today, Monday, as part of the force's continued efforts to tackle the supply of drugs in the town.

A number of plants have been seized following a search of the property.

A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the production of cannabis.

He has been taken into custody to be questioned by detectives.

Anyone with information can call Cheshire Police on 101 citing incident number 134 of July 17.